Mark Scott is Professor of Planning at University College Dublin. Mark’s research is focused on theories and practices of spatial planning and governance, specifically related to rural planning, local regeneration and the environmental dimensions of spatial planning. He has published extensively in these areas and has been awarded over €4 million in national and European research funds. He has worked as a consultant or advisor on spatial planning to local, regional and national governments and to international organisations such as the OECD. He also serves on the RSA’s Journals Committee. He tweets via @marksco_envplan.